Senate rejects efforts to pull medical marijuana, Medicaid bills out of committee

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The Kansas Senate on Friday turned back last-minute efforts to pull bills legalizing medical marijuana and expanding Medicaid out of committee.

The Senate voted down the motion to pull medical marijuana out of committee on a 12-25 vote.

It rejected the bill to bring Medicaid expansion out of committee 18-17 with two Republican senators - Rick Kloos and Mike Petersen - present and passing and three senators absent.

Both bills needed 24 votes to be . . .

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